Re: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style

Subject: Re: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 09:02:20 -0600

On Wednesday, April 18, 2007, Rob Hudson wrote:

> Notice that "minimize" is capitalized, but "button" is not. I thought
> capitalization rules required that button also be capitalized because
> it's a specific button?

In your MOS, see page 221. MS suggests not using the word button
unless it is required for clarity, and when it is used, it is lowercase.

Dana W.

Dana Worley
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Campbell Scientific, Inc.
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